Louise D. Wyant Résumé

Louise1Watercolor Artist

February 4, 1942 – October 24, 2004


EDUCATION:

  • Emmanuel College, Boston, MA – B.A. and B.F.A. – ’63 and ’64
  • Mount Trinity Academy, Watertown, MA
  • Saint Peter’s Grammar School, Cambridge, MA

ART EDUCATION:

  • Art Major – B.A., B.F.A. – Watercolor Instructor: Joseph Santoro

Adult Education

  • Concord Adult Education, Concord, MA – Acrylic Class -’74
  • Tucson Museum of Art – Oil Painting Class – ’75
  • Tucson Art Institute – Various Watercolor Classes
    • Monica Jost – ’86 – ’87
    • Ellen Fountain – ’88
    • Watercolor – ’88
  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Workshops
    • Milford Zornes
    • Morris Shubin
    • Tom Hill
    • Robert Landry
      Robert Woods
    • Val Thelin
    • Millard Sheets
    • Jane Burnham
    • Sylvia Glass
    • Maxine Masterfield
    • Sandy Ballatore
    • Leo Smith
      Trudy Parkinson
    • Pat Deadman
    • Cory Celya
    • Marilyn Hughey Phillis
      Jim Kosvanec
    • Jose Sanchez
    • Linda Doll
    • Pam Brooks Zohner
      Elaine Harvey
    • Barbara Freedman
    • Barbara Nechis
    • George James
      Katherine Chang Liu
  • Collage Society of Southern Arizona
    • Norma Soule
    • Gerry Willging
    • Nancy Reyner
  • Mini-workshops
    • Barbara Lewis
    • Mabel Dean
  • The Drawing Studio
    • Pat Marohn – Apr.-May ’99, Oct.-Nov. ‘99

ART MEMBERSHIP

Past

  • Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA – ’64 -’75
  • Concord Art Association, Concord, MA – ’72-’74
  • Chelmsford Art Association, Chelmsford, MA – ’72-’74
  • Bedford Art Association, Bedford, MA – ’73-74
  • Billerica Art Association, Billerica, MA – ’73-’74
  • Wildcat Artists (University of Arizona Faculty Women’s Club) – ’74-’80 Chairman – ’74-’76
  • Southwest League of Fine Arts – Charter Member – ’74-’92
  • Tucson Art Institute – ’84-’90
  • San Diego Watercolor Society – ’98-‘03
  • Tucson Plein Aire Painting Society – Oct 2001- 2003
  • CIAO – Contemporary Inovative Artists Organization – May ’99-‘02

Present

  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild – ’75-present
    • Signature and Honorary Member
      • President – ’80-’81
      • Vice-President – ’79-’80
      • Paint-Out Chairman – ’78-’79
      • Secretary – ’86-’90
      • Yearbook Editor – ’86-present
      • Historian – ’94-present
      • Gallery Committee – 2001-‘03
      • Long Range Planning Committee – ’98-’99
      • Desert Museum Show – Co- Chairman – ’02, ‘04
      • Summer Travels Show – Co-Chairman – Spring 2003
      • Mock Jury (Juror with Ellen Fountain and Pat Mahron) – 1-24-’04
  • National League of American Pen Women – ’89 – ’04
    • Tucson Chapter, Vice President – ‘94 -’96
      • President – ‘96 -‘98
      • Yearbook Editor – ’94 – ’04
      • Art Membership Chair – ’01- ’04
      • Art Activities Chair – ’01 – ’04
      • State Association, President – ’98 – ’00
      • State Association Yearbook Editor and Newsletter Editor – ’98 – ’00
  • Arizona Watercolor Association – ’89 – ’04
    • Juried Member – ’92 – ’04
    • Coatimundi Society – ’01- ’03
    • Royal Scorpion Society – ’03 – ’04
  • Santa Cruz Valley Art Association – ’75 – ’04
  • Tucson Museum of Art – ’74-present League – ’74-’91
  • National Watercolor Society – Associate – ’87- ’04
  • Watercolor West – Juried member (Fall ’99) ’98 – ’04
  • Collage Society of Southern Arizona – ’98 – ’04
  • Paperworks – May ’02 – ’04
  • Critique Group – ’03 – ’04

ART ACTIVITIES

  • Taught Private Art Lessons to Children and Adults
    • Carlisle, MA – ’72 – ’74 Tucson – ’74 – ’79
  • Taught group classes at:
    • Tanque Verde Community Center – ’78 – ’79
    • St. Francis de Sales Church – ’77
    • Corona de Tucson – ’77 – ’78
  • Univ. of AZ Faculty Women’s Club, Scholarship Endowment Fund
    • Ink Drawing reproduced on notecards – ’90
    • Cookbook committee – Art Director – ’92 – ’93 (did 12 ink drawings for divider pages and layout on cover)
  • Watercolor Demonstration
    • Third Grade, Tanque Verde School – ’90
    • Pima County Fair – ’90 and ’94
    • Pima College Open Studio – ’91
  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Annual Show Poster – ’91
  • Tucson Botanical Garden – Garden Tour Poster – ’94
  • Featured with Best of Show painting on “Arizona Illustrated” – April ’91
  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild – Juror, New Members Jury – March ’96, ’98
  • Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Catalog and Steering Committees, ’97
  • Linda Doll Seminar by Mail – Nov. ’98 – May ’99
  • Internet Web-site of 14 paintings plus resume – http://louise.wyant.com – ’96 – ’04
  • Nat. League of Amer. Pen Women – Art Activities: Presentation on Yupo paper; presentation on Altered Books.
  • General Program: Art and Optics – David Hockney Theory, Feb. 8, ‘03
  • Collage Society – taught Color Clinic, one morning 2-’01
  • Hilltop Gallery, Nogales – taught 3-hour color class Sept. 25, ’02
  • Trading Places – Sedona Exhibit – 4-’01 – Reproduction of painting on postcard invitation
  • Various sales – ’72 – ’04

Special Exhibits

  • Solo Invitational Exhibition, Mar. ’02
  • Invitational Exhibition – January ’94
  • Hilltop Gallery, Nogales:
  • Western Federation of Watercolor Societies:
    • Transco Plaza, Houston, Texas – ’95
    • Showcase Gallery, San Diego CA – May ’99
    • Irving Arts Center, Irving TX – May-’04
  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild/Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Show:
    • Nov. ’96, ’97, ’00, ’01, ’02
    • Summer ’01
    • Co-Chair – ’02, ’04
  • Santa Cruz Valley Art Association, Tubac:
    • Reflections Exhibit (host – Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild) Sept. ’99
    • Chiarascuro Show, Oct. ’99
    • Waterworks Show, Oct. 2001
    • Light Show, Sept. ’02
    • True Colors, Sept. ’03
  • National League of American Pen Women:
    • National Biennial – June ’92 – Washington DC,
      • April ’98 – Tampa FL,
      • April ’00 – Arlington VA,
      • April ’02 – San Mateo CA
    • Reno Branch Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, July ’97
    • Arizona State Exhibit, Gammage Auditorium, ASU, Tempe – May ’00
  • Arizona Aqueous (’88, ’90, ’91, ’00, ’03)
    • Painting chosen through Arizona Aqueous for Arizona Commission on the Arts Travel Show June ‘90 -’91
  • Collage Association of Southern Arizona:
    • Botanical Juried Show, Feb. ’03
  • Trading Places Show:
    • Taos NM, April ’00
    • Sedona AZ, April ’01
  • Arizona Watercolor Association, Phoenix:
    • (Fall ’89, Spring ’91, Fall ’91, Fall ’94, Fall ’98, Spring ’99, Spring ’00, Fall ’02, Spring ’03)
  • National Watercolor Members Show – Spring ’03
  • Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition – Sept.-Oct. ’03, August 27 – October 28, ’04
  • Solo Show – Unitarian Church of Northwest Tucson – April ’95
  • Red River Watercolor Society Exhibit, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota – June-July ’97
  • Watercolor West – Sept.-Oct. ’99
  • Don Ruffin Memorial Exhibition, Phoenix – ’91
  • L’Art Pour L’Art – El Conquistador Hotel – May ’03- Two paintings
  • Tubac Vegetable and Flower Market – May ’04
  • Exhibited with most of above membership organizations, particularly Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild, Santa Cruz Valley Art Association, Hilltop Gallery and Pima County Fair – ’72 – ’04.

GALLERY

  • Otero Gallery, 5 Hesselbarth Lane, Tubac AZ – Sept. ’02 – ’04 Co-op gallery of 20 members

AWARDS

  • Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild
    • Annual Show
      • Best of Show – Mar. ’91 and Jan ’02
      • Second Place – Jan. 2002, Jan. ’04 (Medicine Man Award)
      • Fourth Place – Mar. ’83;
      • Sarnoff Merchant Award ($100 certificate) – Apr. ’01
      • Merit Award – Mar. ’03
    • Desert Museum Show
      • Merit Award – ’98
      • Honorable Mention – Nov ’01
    • Still Life Show – First Place – 3-’01
    • Signature Show – Honorable Mention – Nov. – ’00, Jan. ’03
    • Reflections Exhibit – Juror’s Recommendation Award – Sept. ’99
  • Hilltop Gallery (Nogales)
    • First Place – May ’89, ’92 and ’93
    • Fifth Place – ’89 
    • Award of Honor – ’94
    • Honorable Mention – ’98, ’01
  • Tubac Festival of the Arts –
    • Best of Show (Miniature) – ’92 
    • Award of Merit – Feb. ’92
  • Tubac Members Show
    • True Colors – Sept. ’03 – Honorable Mention
  • National League of American Pen Women, State Biennial
    • Merit Award – ’89
    • Hon. Mention – ’91
  • Collage Association of Southern Arizona – Botanical Juried Show
    • Honorable Mention – Feb. ’03
  • Arizona Aqueous
    • Special Recognition – Feb. ’03
  • Arizona Watercolor Association – Special Award – ’91
    • Merit Award – ’03
  • Southwest League of Fine Arts – 1st and 2nd place – ’90
  • Ann Original Gallery – Honorable Mention – ’90
  • Various awards from the Pima County Fair

JUDGE

  • Hilltop Gallery, Nogales AZ – Prizes of May Show – May ’02 – judge of awards

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